A Fourth Grade SMARTBoard Introduction to Living Things is a 4th grade level SMARTboard instructional science presentation.
This lesson focuses on an introduction to living things. It includes: a SMARTBoard presentation of the text emphasizing:
• Organism needs
• 5 jobs of living things
• Plant cells
• Animal cells
• Cell jobs
• Seeing cells/microscopes
Terminology is included (cell, oxygen, organism, tissue, organ, and organ system). There are also 3 SMARTBoard activities. The first activity has students moving the parts of the plant cell into the correct spots on the plant cell. The second activity has students move the parts of the animal cell into the correct spots on the animal cell. The third activity has students comparing and contrasting animal and plant cells using a Venn diagram. All of the activities are also included in a PDF file so they can be printed and issued as desk or homework assignments.